- ‘tis the season for… weird holiday movies? If you’re tired of the Christmas Story marathon and want something new for your holiday movie-watching, check out Bustle’s 11 Christmas movies that make absolutely no sense list! These holiday films include Nazis, witches, Martians, and Merlin. Checkmate, Ralphie. (Ivonne)
- Obsidian’s recently released RPG Tyranny tells the story of a fantasy world after its Sauron-like figure won the war of good and evil. PC Gamer’s Steven Messner examines how the game and its creators use the setting to fix the morality meters - a staple of the RPG genre. (Dominik)
- Is this fucking real life? I kind of wish it wasn’t. Maggiono’s Little Italy in Washington DC has to issue an apology after they unknowingly hosted a pro-Nazi engagement. What the hell, America? (Ivonne)
For today's musical hit, Passenger covers Bob Dylan's "Girl From North Country." (Ivonne)
Today's critical rolls:
1. If you rule the world, what kind of ruler would you be? Would you be a tyrant, a benevolent dictator, or a democratically-elected and much-loved president perhaps? What would you do as world ruler?
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